The US airline JetBlue is interested in operating a flight from the airport in Long Beach, California, United States to Los Cabos, confirmed Reachi Ruben Lugo, director of the Tourism Promotion Trust of Los Cabos.
A national media reports that there are other airlines in the northern country interested in flying to this tourist destination located on the south part of Baja California Sur, in the context of the forthcoming entry into force of the Bilateral Air Agreement between Mexico and the United States, the same that took place late last year.
Reachi Lugo said that under the current agreement, the designation among US airports in Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego to the Mexican destination are occupied; He also said that the framework of the event Routes of Americas, which will take place next February the 17 in Puerto Rico, will be announced new routes between Mexico and US, noting that Los Cabos broke record in attracting tourists for 2015 , 1.8 million domestic and international travelers.
“It’s an increase over 2013, when a record was reached with 1,694,000 tourists, a figure that in 2014 was affected by Hurricane Odile, since this year closed with 1,643,000. In 2015 it grew at double digits despite a year before the weather event we had,”he said; also based on the trend observed last year, it is expected that the growth target for 2016 is 10%, which will be reflected in more than two million passengers, “the goals are more ambitious and by 2017 waited two million 300 thousand tourists, “he said.
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